Love Inspired January 2014 - Bundle 2 of 2: Bayou Sweetheart\The Firefighter's New Family\Season of Redemption

By Lenora Worth, Gail Gaymer Martin, Jenna Mindel

Love encouraged brings you 3 new titles for one nice expense, to be had now! get pleasure from those uplifting modern romances of religion, forgiveness and desire. This Love encouraged package comprises Bayou Sweetheart by way of Lenora worthy, The Firefighter's New relatives via Gail Gaymer Martin and Season of Redemption by way of Jenna Mindel.

Look for six new inspirational tales each month from Love encouraged!

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Les œuvres de miséricorde

By Riboulet Mathieu

Donner à manger à ceux qui ont faim, donner à boire à ceux qui ont soif, vêtir ceux qui sont nus, loger les pèlerins, visiter les malades, visiter les prisonniers, ensevelir les morts : tels sont les impératifs édictés par l’Église sous le nom d’oeuvres de miséricorde que le Caravage a peint dans un tableau qui porte ce titre, et dont ceux qui, nés en tradition chrétienne, qu’il le sachent ou non, sont censés être imprégnés. Cette injonction morale, l’écrivain l’a mise à l’épreuve de son expérience – réelle ou imaginaire.« Je suis resté longtemps prisonnier du sentiment flottant, informulé selon lequel l’Allemagne était infréquentable. Je n’étais pas guidé par une idée, un ressentiment moins encore, mais,de fait, chez moi on n’allait pas en Allemagne…Maintenant, je veux serrer dans mes bras le corps d’un de ces hommes que l’Histoire longuement m’opposa, le corps d’un homme allemand. Je vais donc à Cologne par un beau jour de mai, et je fais cela qui, pour un Français, a son pesant de sens :coucher avec un Allemand…J’ai cherché par là à comprendre remark le Corps Allemand, majuscules à l’appui, après être entré à trois reprises dans l. a. vie française sans demander d’autorisation (1870, 1914, 1939), proceed à façonner certains features de notre lifestyles d’héritiers de cette histoire. Chemin faisant, j’ai également rassemblé divers éléments de fiction individuelle et de réalité collective, pour l. a. plupart « impensables », afin de tenter d’y voir un peu plus clair dans les violences que les hommes s’infligent – individuelles, sociales, sexuelles, historiques, guerrières, massivement subies mais de temps à autre, aussi, consenties –, dont l’art et l. a. sexualité sont le reflet et parfois l’expression, et de les lier du fil de cet impératif de miséricorde qui fonde notre culpabilité puisqu’il est,de tout temps et en tous lieux, battu en brèche.

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The Challenge of Homer: School, Pagan Poets and Early Christianity (The Library of New Testament Studies)

By Karl Olav Sandnes

Homer used to be the gateway to schooling, to the talents of interpreting and writing. those talents have been worthwhile for the nascent Church. wisdom of Homer's writings was once an indication of Greekness, of at-home-ness within the society. schooling was once embedded within the mythology, immorality and idolatry of those writings. This challenged the Christians. This examine offers how Christians replied to this. The reviews diversified from rejection of Homer and all pagan literature, contemplating them works of the satan, to serious involvement with this literature.

This research makes an attempt to track the discourse on Homer and schooling one of the Christians again to the recent testomony. the subject doesn't come to the outside, however it is argued that during Paul's letters contrasting attitudes in the direction of the propaideutic good judgment and the philosophical precept of usus (making correct use of) are current. He antagonistic a common sense in which Christian religion represented the height of schooling, the end result of liberal reports. In his guide on the way to relate to the pagan global, Paul argues based on the main of usus. the recent testomony isn't really so based upon the Homeric poems, as assumed via a few scholars.
The first Christians confronted hermeneutical demanding situations of basic importnce: that of studying the previous testomony and the way to deal with the Greek legacy embedded in Homer. The latter isn't explicitly raised within the New testomony. yet because the paintings of analyzing any textual content, presupposes studying abilities, conveyed via liberal reviews, the Homeric problem should have been of outmost importance.

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: A Novel

By Muriel Spark

At the staid Marcia Blaine institution for women, in Edinburgh, Scotland, instructor extraordinaire omit Jean Brodie is unmistakably, and outspokenly, in her leading. She is passionate within the software of her unorthodox instructing tools, in her charm to the married paintings grasp, Teddy Lloyd, in her affair with the bachelor song grasp, Gordon Lowther, and—most important—in her commitment to "her girls," the scholars she selects to be her crème de los angeles crème. Fanatically committed, each one member of the Brodie set—Eunice, Jenny, Mary, Monica, Rose, and Sandy—is "famous for something," and omit Brodie strives to carry out the easiest in every one. decided to instill in them independence, ardour, and ambition, omit Brodie advises her ladies, "Safety doesn't come first. Goodness, fact, and sweetness come first. stick with me."

And they do. yet one in every of them will betray her.

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Albert Camus's 'The New Mediterranean Culture': A Text and its Contexts (Modern French Identities)

By Neil Foxlee

This publication was once shortlisted for the R.H. Gapper prize 2011.
On eight February 1937 the 23-year-old Albert Camus gave an inaugural lecture for a brand new Maison de l. a. culture, or group arts centre, in Algiers. Entitled ‘La nouvelle tradition méditerranéenne’ (‘The New Mediterranean Culture’), Camus’s lecture has been interpreted in notably other ways: whereas a few critics have pushed aside it as an incoherent piece of juvenilia, others see it as key to knowing his destiny improvement as a philosopher, even if because the first expression of his so-called ‘Mediterranean humanism’ or as an early indication of what's noticeable as his basically colonial mentality.
those a number of interpretations are according to interpreting the textual content of ‘The New Mediterranean tradition’ in one context, even if that of Camus’s existence and paintings as a complete, of French discourses at the Mediterranean or of colonial Algeria (and French discourses on that country). in contrast, this examine argues that Camus’s lecture - and in precept any old textual content - has to be visible in a multiplicity of contexts, discursive and in a different way, if readers are to appreciate adequately what its writer was once doing in writing it. utilizing Camus’s lecture as a case research, the ebook offers a close theoretical and functional justification of this ‘multi-contextualist’ method.

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Genre (The New Critical Idiom)

By John Frow

This moment version of John Frow’s Genre bargains a finished and obtainable advent to the realm. style is a key capacity through which we categorize the various kinds of literature and tradition, however it is usually even more than that: in speak and writing, in tune and pictures, in movie and tv, genres actively generate and form our wisdom of the area. knowing style as a dynamic strategy instead of a suite of solid principles, this ebook explores:

  • the relation of straightforward to complicated genres
  • the background of literary style in theory
  • the normal service provider of implied meanings
  • the structuring of interpretation by way of genre
  • the makes use of of style in teaching.

John Frow’s lucid exploration of this attention-grabbing thought has turn into crucial examining for college kids of literary and cultural reports, and the second one version expands at the unique to take account of contemporary debates in style concept and the emergence of electronic genres.

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This variation of the Greek vintage Medea via Euripides is translated by way of well-regarded pupil and highbrow Gilbert Murray, permitting the reader a brilliant and actual interpretation of the play.

Written as praise to the parable of Jason and Medea, we see right here Medea imperilled as her husband plans to go away her for one more girl. offended at having been deserted for a Corinthian princess, Medea enacts a negative vengeance befitting her prestige as a barbarian queen - she slays her former husband's new spouse and their childrens, ahead of absconding to Athens the place she starts a brand new lifestyles.

Ever for the reason that its book over 2,400 years in the past, Medea has been thought of a stunning paintings of fiction, essentially for its violent and malevolent scenes. regardless of those awful occasions even if, it was once Euripides portrayal of Medea as a sympathetic antihero pissed off via a global of male dominance which received over audiences.

as a result of this nuanced depiction, Medea the play and Medea the nature has develop into well-regarded through feminists. It continues to be the most well-liked and played play via Euripides within the modern-day.

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Donkey Boy (A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight, Book 2)

By Henry Williamson

Donkey Boy (1952) used to be the second one access in Henry Williamson's fifteen-volume A Chronicle of old Sunlightspanning the years from the overdue Victorian interval to the second one international conflict. It tells of Richard Maddison's first-born Phillip, nicknamed 'donkey boy' simply because his existence used to be stored in infancy through being fed with ass's milk. The boy grows up within the Edwardian period, anything of a misfit, at odds along with his father.

'With striking ability and precision [Williamson] rebuilds the surroundings of the past... [he] looks engaged in a mystery whose instalments should be trusted to animate a complete portion of social history.' Spectator

'Williamson's type is romantic, notwithstanding hardly sentimental, and his sensuous reaction to nature is clean and surprising.' Anthony Burgess, Ninety-Nine Novels: the simplest in English in view that 1939

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The Piano Teacher: A Novel

By Janice Y. K. Lee

"A infrequent and delightful tale . . . Transports you out of time, misplaced, right into a global you could consider in your very skin." —Elizabeth Gilbert

Janice Y.K. Lee's most up-to-date novel, The Expatriates, is now to be had from Viking
The New York Times bestseller 

within the sweeping culture of The English Patient, Janice Y.K. Lee's debut novel is a story of affection and betrayal set in war-torn Hong Kong. In 1942, Englishman Will Truesdale falls headlong right into a passionate dating with Trudy Liang, a stunning Eurasian socialite. yet their affair is quickly threatened by way of the invasion of the japanese as international struggle II overwhelms their a part of the area. Ten years later, Claire Pendleton involves Hong Kong to paintings as a piano instructor and in addition starts off a fateful affair. because the threads of this spellbinding novel intertwine, most unlikely offerings emerge-between love and protection, braveness and survival, the current, and primarily, the prior.

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